My Dad is Dhoni –Report of an Unusual Case of Delusional Misidentification Syndrome

Abstract

Delusional misidentification syndromes are a group of symptoms seen in different forms in diverse neuropsychiatric conditions. Most reported cases are of adults with psychotic or organic disorders. Here we report a case of a variant of delusional misidentification syndrome in an adolescent boy with subnormal intelligence. During a manic episode, he developed a delusion that it was his father who was playing in disguise as Indian cricket team captain all these years, and also identified his sister as his wife. 

https://doi.org/10.30834/KJP.28.1.2015.7
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